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Operation Mincemeat

A fascinating WWII historical drama which details an elaborate deception named Operation Mincemeat, devised in 1943 and approved by Winston Churchill. The plan would hopefully fool Hitler into believing that British allied forces were going to strike Southern Europe through Greece instead of Sicily. The deception involved dropping a corpse with misleading papers off the […]


By Mark Morellini The reality of dementia is depicted in this powerful and highly emotional gay-themed tearjerker that stars Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci delivering absolute career-best performances. Suffering from dementia middle-aged Tusker (Tucci) is on a road trip holiday with his loving partner Sam (Firth), possibly their final holiday together as dementia slowly consumes […]

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Kingsman: The Golden Circle is too much style, not enough substance. It’s a wanna-be cool movie but in its second outing (the first one was pretty farcical too but somehow managed to turn Colin Firth into an unlikely action hero) it just tries too hard, missing the mark that would have catapulted it into a […]

Before I Go to Sleep

If you can’t remember for yourself, you have to rely on others, and that’s the problem for Christine (Nicole Kidman), who wakes each day remembering nothing of her past due to trauma from an assault. Somehow she must sift truth from lies to regain her life and identity. Her mainstay is partner Ben (Colin Firth) […]

Magic in the Moonlight

Magic in the Moonlight is Woody Allen’s latest film, and it has a lot in common with 2011’s Midnight in Paris. Both feature a beautiful French backdrop, stunning 1920’s costumes, and themes that ponder our relationship with reality. Colin Firth plays Stanley, a self-important illusionist who is invited to expose the swindles of a psychic […]

Jonathan Teplitzky: The man on fire

Jonathan Teplitzky is about to become an international household name. The Australian director, a Bondi local, is on the cusp of releasing his next cinematic project titled The Railway Man. The film is generating Oscar talk and stars Hollywood heavyweights Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth and Stellan Skarsgård. However, Teplitzky humbly says that the filmmaking process […]